Laser Cataract Surgery in Burnsville, MN

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted cataract surgery is an advanced surgical service now available to patients during cataract surgery.

Dr. Carlson utilizes the LenSx® Laser System at the Edina Specialty Surgery Center to perform a customized cataract procedure. Using laser technology creates incisions more precisely and softens the cataract lens decreasing postoperative healing time and increasing safety. The unique 3-D imaging system built into the femtosecond laser provides Dr. Carlson with a reconstructed view of your eye to help plan a customized treatment for the removal of your cataract.

The additional cost to use the laser for cataract surgery is NOT covered by insurance.

Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery


The LenSx® Laser System’s Augmented Reality feature allows for more accurate information and treatment choices during your cataract removal procedure.


The LenSx® Laser System’s advanced technology allows for very precise and accurate treatment.


The LenSx® Laser System enables the surgeon to precisely place laser pulses that more safely and effectively soften your cataract prior to removal and assists in the best lens placement, resulting in better visual outcomes.

Treatment of Minor Astigmatism

It is effective for patients with minor astigmatism as it can precisely produce relaxing incisions in the cornea to reduce small amounts of astigmatism allowing for better-unaided distance vision after surgery.

Advanced Lens Placement

The femtosecond laser can reduce several variables affecting the placement of the intraocular lens which is most beneficial for lifestyle lens procedures as they require exquisite central placement.